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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Evangelista
18 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Shower cast bags.: Shower cast bags from walmart, walgreen, or www.Yourboot-it.Com.

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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
See a doctor: She may have cellulitis and needs medical care.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elton Behner
36 years experience Dentistry
It is best: to not smoke at all. Would be a good time to quit.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Per Freitag
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Support leg: Place the leg on pillows so there are no pressure point that will force one edge of the cast to cause unever pressure on the exposed skin.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
38 years experience Sports Medicine
Buy a cast cover: Certain cast covers are sold which can provide a waterproof type of protection which will allow one to shower or even swim with it on there have b ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Southerland
37 years experience Podiatry
For higher levels: Long leg casts are still used when it is necessary to immobilize both ankle and knee joints. An example of this need may arise when dealing with an a ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Alot of dry skin: And more muscle atrophy (wasting) than you might expect.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Flanagan
47 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Post cast atrophy: Since you have been in a cast for several weeks, you rmuscles have undergone atrophy and therefore are weak. Your joints which were immobilized by th ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Possible: Sure...Particularly if tight, .
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: You should let your doctor know you are having problems with your cast.

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